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Kings of the Grail: Tracing the Historic Journey of the Holy Grail from Jerusalem to Spain

Kings of the Grail: Tracing the Historic Journey of the Holy Grail from Jerusalem to Spain

Author: Margarita Torres Sevilla
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An extraordinary investigation, beginning with ancient parchments in Egypt and ending in Spain, casts an entirely new light on the fascinating mystery of the Holy Grail.Recently discovered parchments in Egypt have finally made it possible to identify the current location of the Holy Grail. This extraordinary discovery led Margarita Torres Sevilla and Jose Miguel Ortega del Rio on a three-year investigation as they traced the Grail's journey across the globe to its final resting place in the Basilica of San Isidoro in Leon, Spain. * Traces the history of the Grail from Jerusalem in the eleventh century, to the caliph of the Fatimid dynasty, the Muslim prince of Denia (in Spain) and finally to Ferdinand I of Leon and Castile.* This definitive book on one of history's most sought-after treasures, the object of both Arthurian myth and Christian legend, has made headlines worldwide.* The culmination of a meticulous three-year investigation and supported by historical and scientific research.* Includes fascinating facts about the history of Judaism and early Christianity, the significance of the Last Supper, and the other cups previously identified as the Holy Grail.Meticulously researched, this is a fascinating and unique guide to history of the Grail.

Author description

Margarita Torres Sevilla (Author) Margarita Torres Sevilla is Professor of Medieval History at the University of Leon and Visiting Scholar at St John's College, Cambridge. Amongst her other books she has published titles on El Cid and Enrique of Castile as well as two novels in Spanish.Jose Miguel Ortega del Rio (Author) Jose Miguel Ortega del Rio has a Phd in Art History at the University of Valladolid and a Masters in Museology from the Complutense University of Madrid. He has worked as a writer, editor and journalist and has also organised large exhibitions in Spain, New York, Rio de Janeiro and Paris.Rosie Marteau (Translator) Rosie Marteau read Modern & Medieval Languages at Cambridge University and translates Spanish and French. Her literary work includes Washing Dishes in Hotel Paradise by Eduardo Belgrano Rawson and Red Tales by Susana Medina.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781782433453
  • : Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
  • : Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
  • : April 2015
  • : 231mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Margarita Torres Sevilla
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 398.4
  • : 256